Posts Tagged ‘NORAH JONES’

By Hans Ebert What’s holding it back? The water? Lousy dim sum? Outta whack egos drowning in cobwebs of mediocrity? Hell, there are those who describe Rihanna as a “Jazz” singer, which is like saying James Blunt is a “soul singer”. Whatever it is, nothing much is happening here in the way of actual original [...]

It always come down to teamwork. In life, love, sports and, of course, music, it’s all about teamwork. Take away the team and you’re left with work and creating music should never be a chore. (Source: Piano For Tephilia) The love you make is equal to the love you take and the joy- and The [...]

(Source: Costume Shopper) Many of us cannot run or manage a hotel, but as guests and travelers, we know why hotels remain favorites, which we would recommend and those where there are certain shortcomings. (Source: Screen Rant) Being connected to music, we also know the roles hotels can play in making music work better for [...]

We hear a lot about “career development” when it comes to artists, and, these days, apart from Carrie Underwood, there is a laundry list of artists whose careers started with a bang and are now lost, stalled or going backwards- Macy Grey, Tracy Chapman, Corinne Bailey Rae though she a huge personal upheaval to do [...]

When I heard that Hong Kong singer Sandy Lam was asking HK$700,000 to perform three songs using MMO- Music Minus One, I had to ask for a bucket while friends helped me off the floor. Sandy Lam is my favorite local/Hong Kong singer and has been for many years as she can really sing. She [...]

A reader recently wrote in about how the contestants left on “American Idol” are “bland”. It was a very appropriate word about much of the music we either hear, or are “allowed” to hear and a music industry that is incredibly, well, bland as it run by equally bland people. Perhaps bland is “in” and, [...]

A few days ago I sent a demo of song by an unsigned artist to a few friends. Yes, I still have some. It was and is a great cover and on which he completely turns the original version of the song on its head. Wish you could hear it, but if I did, I’d [...]

For a minute there, I thought Lady Soul had been taken away from us and the producers had hurriedly gathered together a disparate and desperate group of “sistahs” to pay homage t her. They all looked bloody nervous or sad or terrified as the Tribute to Aretha Franklin trudged along. Why Annie Lennox was not [...]